2022 Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policy
U.S. Soccer’s 2022 MAAPP policy, approved by the Center for SafeSport, is contained in the Safe Soccer Framework and can be found online here: www.safesoccer.com. U.S. Soccer’s Policy 212-3, which establishes prohibited conduct policy and MAAPP requirements for amateur organization members, is on pp. 46-49 of the Safe Soccer Framework. Finally, model prevention policies to assist organization members in satisfying the Center’s 2022 MAAPP requirements are contained in Appendix A of the Safe Soccer Framework.
Any allegation of child abuse must be reported to the Center for SafeSport, local law enforcement, and/or child and family services, depending upon your state. Any allegation of sexual misconduct, regardless of the age of the parties involved, must also be reported to the Center. Reports can be made to the Center for SafeSport at 833-587-7233 or online here: https://safesport.i-sight.com/portal.
Policy 212-3 requires all amateur organizations to have procedures for reporting violations of their prohibited conduct policies, including emotional misconduct, physical misconduct, or violations of the MAAPP.
Allegations of misconduct, including violations of the MAAPP, may also be reported to U.S. Soccer at 312-528-7004, or online here: https://ussoccer.i-sight.com/portal. Additional information about how and where to report a concern can be found on www.safesoccer.com.
Every coach & manager must take a Background Check, Safe Sport Certification & CDC Heads Up! Concussion Course through GotSport before they can be added to a team.